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Skidmore College benefits immensely from being located in the vibrant city of Saratoga Springs. As part of its mission, the College seeks to contribute to the quality of life in the city, through its positive impact in such areas as the economy, cultural life, and volunteerism. Since its founding in 1903, Skidmore has been actively engaged in the life of the community, and this tradition continues to be a top priority of the College.

 

Community News

Earth celebrations not limited to a single day

Skidmore students don't limit their environmental and sustainability activism to just one day on the calendar. Their engagement can be seen regularly on campus and in the community.

Hydro plant ribbon-cutting highlights Skidmore's sustainability efforts

College partners with energy firm in latest step to tap renewable energy.

Beijing Guitar Duo to perform at Zankel Music Center

The duo, consisting of Meng Su and Yameng Wang, has peformed throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. Next up: Zankel Music Center on April 22.

Weiss Lecture topic: Semiconductor industry

The semiconductor industry has been a key to this region's economic growth. Weiss Lecturer Unni Pillai of the CNSE will evaluate the role of the semiconductor industry in growth and productivity from 1974 to 2012

Nigerian photographer J.A. Green to be focus of Art History talk

As the first professional photographer of Nigerian birth, Jonathan Adagogo Green straddled two worlds. Professor Lisa Aronson will share her research on Green and his work in this April 23 lecture.

Saving Asian textile traditions

Japanese kimono and Korean hanbok artisanry is the focus of Fulbright-funded research by art Professor Sangwook Lee.

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